William “Bill” Harold Welch,

William “Bill” Harold Welch, 67, a proud Texan and resident of Pearland, TX passed away at his home on May 2, 2017. Bill was born January 31, 1950 in Port Aransas, TX to Kelly and Joy Welch. Bill attended New Life Lutheran Church, he was a lifelong member and leader of the Boy Scouts.

Bill is preceded in death by his father, William Kelly Welch.

Bill is survived by his mother, Joye Welch; wife of 30 years, Cindy Welch; sons: Perry Welch, wife Diana, John Welch, Aaron Paul, wife Tanja and Kelly Welch, wife Lorrie; grandchildren: Ivanna Welch, Isabelle Welch, William Welch and Benjamin Welch; sister, Joyce Anne Bates, husband Fred; sister in laws: Carol Horne, husband Gary and Maggie Johnson; nephew, Heath Bates and nieces: Hillary Foytik and Heather Bowles and many other loving family members and friends.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 6-8pm at Crowder Funeral Home in Pearland. Funeral service will be Friday, May 5, 2017 at 11am at New Life Lutheran Church, 3521 E. Orange St. Pearland, TX 77581, with The Rev. Dr. Brian K. Gigee officiating.

In lieu of flowers gifts may be given to New Life Lutheran Church in support of The congregations Men’s Ministry.


  1. Many, many memories since January 31, 1950.. I was with him on the day he
    was born. May each of you have a gifted peaceful heart. Keep your love for
    each other. Life is short so make it HAPPY AND THANKFUL EACH DAY.
    My love, Aunt Edna

    Edna Richie, Bryan, Texas
  2. My prayers are with your family. You all were such a vital part of Peace Lutheran in College Station. We helped sponsor Luther League camping trips together. I miss you all.

    Marleta Payne
  3. We are so saddened to learn of Bill’s passing.
    So glad that we had the opportunity to know you and your family at Peace in College Station.
    Peace be with you,
    Nancy & Steve Searcy

    Nancy Searcy
  4. We are so sad to learn of Bill’s passing.
    Prayers for you and “the boys”.

    Peace be with you,
    Nancy & Steve Searcy

    Nancy J. Searcy
  5. We remember fondly our many years friendship with Bill and the family.
    Anne and Ted Hazen ,Bryan

    Anne Hazen
  6. We remember fondly our many years of friendship with Bill and the famiy.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with your all
    Anne and Ted Hazen, Bryan

    Anne Hazen
  7. Cindy, its DD. I am so sorry to read about Bill. I remember your love story and know you must miss him terribly.
    I have looked for you forever. Please contact me using my email listed below.

    DD Cook, RN

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